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Reclaiming City Image and Street Livability: Projeto Rio Cidade, Rio de Janeiro

Vicente del Rio

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the concepts behind Projeto Rio Cidade, an urban redevelopment program launched in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1993 to revitalize commercial corridors and neighborhood centers ... More


Upgrading Squatter Settlements into City Neighborhoods: The Favela-Bairro Program in Rio de Janeiro

Cristiane Rose Duarte and Fernanda Magalhães

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the Favela-Bairro Program, an urban intervention program launched in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1994 to upgrade squatter settlements into city neighborhoods. It evaluates the ... More


The Cultural Corridor Project: Revitalization and Preservation in Downtown Rio De Janeiro

Vicente Del Rio and Denise De Alcantara

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the revitalization and preservation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the context of the Cultural Corridor Project (CCP). This project was conceived in the early 1980s and it ... More


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